Definition of Chautauqua

1. Noun. A place in the state of New York where people go over in the summer for vacation to enjoy artistic events. ¹



2. Noun. A kind of travelling tent-show which used to move across America featuring popular talks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chautauqua

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chautauqua

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chautauqua (current term)
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Literary usage of Chautauqua

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"chautauqua INSTITUTION: An institution on chautauqua Lake (post-office, chautauqua, NV). founded in 1874 as a Sunday-school teachers' normal institute by ..."

2. Gazetteer of the State of New York: Embracing a Comprehensive View of the by Frank Place (1860)
"chautauqua Lake is a beautiful sheet of water, 18 mi. long and 1 to 3 mi. wide, occupying a deep valley in the highland region about 10 mi. в. ..."

3. The Foundations of National Prosperity: Studies in the Conservation of by Richard Theodore Ely, Charles Kenneth Leith, Ralph Henry Hess, Thomas Nixon Carver (1917)
"Through chautauqua lectures and books circulated in every part of the ... And chautauqua was then able to take the message to every part of our broad land; ..."

4. Journal of Morphology by Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology (1903)
"The work on this article has been done in part in the laboratory of the chautauqua College of Liberal Arts, and in part in that of Hamline University. ..."

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